North East Lincolnshire Council

Apply for a school place

Starting school for the first time

The closing date for applications to start infant/primary school for September 2017 was 15th January 2017.

If your child was born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013 your child will be eligible to start school in September 2017.  If you have not yet applied you will need to complete a ‘Late CAF’. This can be downloaded from this page or requested from the School Admissions Team.

If you applied on time you will have been advised of the outcome of your application on 18th April, if you applied late you will be advised of the outcome of your application on 18th May.

If you have not been allocated your preferred school information on what to do next is available below.

Blank starting school for the first time common application form (PDF) – Second allocation

Starting school for the first time advice sheet (PDF) – Second allocation.

How do I appeal? (PDF)

Transferring to Secondary School – September 2017

The closing date for applications to transfer to  secondary school for September 2017 was 31st October 2016.

If your child is currently in Year 6 and you have not yet made an application you will need to complete a ‘Late CAF’. This can be downloaded from this page or requested from the School Admissions Team.

If you applied on time you will have been advised of the outcome of your application on 1st March, if you applied late you will be advised of the outcome of your application on 31st March.

If you have not been allocated your preferred school information on what to do next is available below.

Blank transferring from primary to secondary school common application form (Word Document) – Second allocation.

How do I appeal (PDF)

Transferring from primary to secondary school advice sheet (PDF) – Second allocation.

Your new school booklet 2017-2018 – A guide for parents (PDF)

Holy Family Catholic Academy SIF 2017-2018 (PDF)

Primary to Secondary 2017 Late CAF (PDF)

Transferring to Secondary School – September 2018

If your child is currently in Year 5 your child will be transferring to secondary school in September 2018. Information on the application process will be available from 5th September 2017. All secondary schools will be holding open evenings for year 5 pupils; information is in the attached letter which can be downloaded.

Open evening for 2018 – 2019 (PDF)

Transfer of pupils from infant to junior school

The closing date for applications to transfer to junior school for September 2017 was 15th January 2017.

If your child is currently in year 2 at a North East Lincolnshire infant school; Queen Mary Avenue Infant and Nursery School, Scartho Infants’ School and Nursery or Signhills Infants’ Academy, your child will be transferring to a junior school in September 2017.  If you have not yet applied you will need to complete a ‘Late CAF’. This can be downloaded from this page or requested from the School Admissions Team.

If you applied on time you will have been advised of the outcome of your application on 18th April, if you applied late you will be advised of the outcome of your application on 18th May.

Blank transferring from infant to junior school common application form (PDF) – Second allocation

Transferring from infant to junior school advice sheet (PDF) – Second allocation

In year admissions

  • In year admissions (admissions outside of the ‘normal’ admissions round)

If you wish to request an in year admission, you need to complete an In Year Common Application form (IYCAF) and return it to the Local Authority. If you are considering transferring schools within North East Lincolnshire we advise you to read the In Year Admissions leaflet.

Application forms and other information are available to download from this page. If you are moving into North East Lincolnshire during the school year or moving address within North East Lincolnshire you can also apply online using the link below.

Your new school booklet 2016-2017 – A guide for parents (PDF)

Online in year common application form

Blank primary school in year common application form (Word document)

Blank secondary school in year common application form (Word document)

Information on In Year Admissions/Transfers for parents/carers 2016/17 (PDF)

School Admissions Team, Civic Offices, Knoll Street, Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, DN35 8LN

Email: schooladmissions@nelincs.gov.uk

Telephone: 01472 326291 (option 4)

Opening times: Monday to Thursday 8.30 am to 5 pm and Friday 8.30 am to 4.30 pm except bank holidays